Best Dressed

Getting gala-ready doesn’t always mean donning black-tie attire! Just ask the folks at Catastrophic Theatre, who threw a too-fun toga party at Downtown-area Rec Room, which featured Greek food and, of course, plenty of vino. And the Jeans & Jerseys party raised nearly $300,000 for Project 88, a foundation established by Houston Texan Garrett Graham and his wife Ericka to ensure guidance counselors are available in public schools.


Ericka and Garrett Graham at ‘Project’
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Chris Williams (photos by Gittings for Houston CityBook)

THE COVER STAR of CityBook's latest issue, chef-activist Chris Williams, is also the star of a Netflix show that debuts next week. High on the Hog is a hotly anticipated and already-celebrated four-part docuseries focused on how African American cuisine transformed America's culinary landscape.

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Russell and Jody Radoff, Bunny Radoff, Brad Radoff

STAGES, WHICH YESTERDAY announced its return to in-person performances at its still-new campus, celebrated a return to normalcy with a black-tie gala at The Gordy. Nearly 200 supporters raised a glass to surviving the tumultuous year, which included plentiful pivots to digital programming and livestream performances by the troupe.

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